No Purity, Just Purifying
Greed is the real dirt, not dust;
Greed is the term for real dirt.
The wise have shaken off this dirt.
But Life is sticky business anyway: you shake off one type of dirt, the other type sticks onto you next. The wise – if such exist – haven’t shaken off all dirt, but are in the process of constant (but not necessarily literally continuous) detoxification.
No purity, I say, exists, just a hygiene of self-purifying.
Buddhist Scriptures, Penguin Books, p. 123
Somov, P. (2011). No Purity, Just Purifying. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 7, 2015, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindful-living/2010/11/2278/